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Blog Posts in December, 2015

When Does a Headache Need to Be Treated in the ER?

In many cases, a headache does not require emergency care, although a patient may seek relief of symptoms from a primary headache, such as a tension-type, migraine, or cluster headache. However, ...
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Spotting the Early Symptoms of the Flu

The flu is more serious than you might think. While many people experience only mild to moderate symptoms, others suffer from severe flu symptoms and may develop life-threatening complications that ...
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Reasons to Choose the ER Over Urgent Care

Although the terms are sometimes used interchangeably, there are significant differences between emergency care and urgent care. Urgent care clinics, which are typically freestanding, do provide ...
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Managing Stress in the Holiday Season

For many families, the holiday season conjures up images of family get-togethers, delicious meals, and excited children eager to unwrap their gifts. Unfortunately, the season can also be stressful, ...
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